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In California, IoT Device Cybersecurity Foresight is Also 2020, Apparently: Cybersecurity Trends

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As I noted a couple of months ago, 2018 is certainly on its way to becoming the year of data privacy rights for the individual and, back then, California passed a new data privacy law which will give consumers several rights...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

NIST to Begin Workshops to Develop Voluntary Privacy Framework for New Tech Platforms like AI and IoT

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The Trump administration has announced plans to develop a “voluntary privacy framework” to address privacy issues associated with “an increasingly connected and complex environment,” including “cutting-edge” technologies such...more

Barley Snyder

FBI Issues Alert Warning of Potential for Cyber Attacks on Schools

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As exposure to cyber threats in both the public and private sectors continues to garner increased media attention, the FBI issued a public service announcement on Sept. 13 stating that the recent, rapid growth and utilization...more

McGuireWoods LLP

ICYMI: A quick look at recent Privacy and Cybersecurity headlines

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CA IoT Cybersecurity Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk The bill (SB-327), if signed by Gov. Brown, will take effect on January 1, 2020. It is aimed at securing connected devices. The bill states that, “a manufacturer of a...more

White & Case LLP

Cybersecurity: At the crossroads of risk: The path to exit: Scaling up a cybersecurity investment

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Alan Rassaby*, general counsel and company secretary at Avast, on scaling up through acquisition - There is no doubt that the cybersecurity market is growing. The more that people communicate and the more that information is...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

NIST announces collaborative privacy framework initiative

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On September 4, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced it has initiated a collaborative project to develop a voluntary privacy framework. The framework is intended...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

California Poised to Enact Internet of Things Information Security Law

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California is once again poised to set the standard for privacy and data security by enacting the first state law directed at securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices....more

White & Case LLP

Cybersecurity: At the crossroads of risk: Cybersecurity startups offer investment opportunity

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Sean Cunningham*, a managing director at ForgePoint Capital, examines the growing investment interest in cybersecurity, from services to software products. Cybersecurity is no longer an afterthought. In the past it was...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

CTIA Launches Internet of Things Cybersecurity Certification

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Last month, CTIA, the wireless industry association, launched an initiative through which wireless-connected Internet of Things (“IoT”) devices can be certified for cybersecurity readiness. According to the CTIA...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

California Poised to Enact Internet of Things Information Security Law

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California is once again poised to set the standard for privacy and data security by enacting the first state law directed at securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The law has passed the state legislature and is awaiting...more

Jones Day

Connected Cars and Autonomous Driving—EU Antitrust Challenges (Part I)

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The Background: The automotive industry has achieved a number of technological advances aimed at developing connected cars, automated vehicles, and ultimately autonomous driving. These innovations are expected to pose a...more

McGuireWoods LLP

CTIA Reveals Cybersecurity Certification for IoT Devices

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CTIA, a trade association representing the wireless communications industry, recently announced a new cybersecurity certification program for IoT cellular-connected devices. The announcement comes shortly after NIST hosted a...more

Pillsbury’s Internet & Social Media Law Blog

News of Note for the Internet-Minded – AI, Algorithms and the Virtual People of Walmart?

The IoT is a criminal cryptojacker’s delight; new patents suggest Walmart may have an eye on virtual reality in its future; MIT Technology Review has a few technologies worth thinking about in 2018; and more … MIT...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

10 FAQs About Blockchain and Life Sciences - August 2018

Blockchain is a rapidly emerging technology and has the potential to bring transformative changes to many industries. As more companies become aware of and study this technology, many questions arise. These questions relate...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

FBI Warning: Data Security Issues Posed by the Internet of Things

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On August 2, 2018, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a Public Service Announcement about hackers’ misuse of Internet of Things (IoT) devices....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

FBI Releases Article on IoT Risks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a Public Service Announcement on August 2, 2018 entitled “Cyber Actors Use Internet of Things Devices as Proxies for Anonymity and Pursuit of Malicious Cyber Activities,”...more

Dentons

Personal Data Protection Act – Need to review Privacy Policy when there are changes to an Organisation’s business

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Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) has been in force for a few years. By now, most organisations are familiar with the need to implement a privacy policy. However, organisations may not realise that their...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Putin Gives Trump Computer Chipped Soccer Ball

While meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump was given a soccer ball, symbolic of the 2018 World Cup played in Russia. Bloomberg has reported that the soccer ball contained a chip, known as near-field...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - July 2018

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine California's new sweeping privacy law, two U.S. agencies' report on "botnet" threats and the European Parliament's call to suspend the Privacy Shield....more

Hogan Lovells

The connected home: From smart fish tanks to connected kitchen appliances, product companies must navigate GDPR and Product...

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In this interview, Hogan Lovells Partner Valerie Kenyon and Senior Associate Anthea Davies — members of our Global Product Law team — discuss some of the exciting opportunities and challenges presented by the Internet of...more

Hogan Lovells

Brexit White Paper: a digital Brexit?

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The UK Government's White Paper sets out detailed proposals for the UK's relationship with the EU following Brexit. As described in our dissection of the document as a whole, the White Paper sees the digital economy as an...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Fiat-Chrysler Ruling May Pave the Way for Overpayment Class Actions Based on Security Flaws

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We’ve previously blogged about the creative efforts of plaintiffs’ counsel to expand the contours of data breach litigation. ...more

Morgan Lewis

Blockchain Basics for...Lawyers

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Just when we finally figured out how to contract for “cloud” services and SaaS, here comes blockchain—the next disruptor for IT, businesses and, yes, us lawyers....more

Jackson Walker

Internet of Things Part 2: Dogs, Cameras, and Cybersecurity

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I recently purchased an Internet Protocol (IP) camera to monitor my dog, Ruben, during those times that he has free reign of the house. Since “RubenCam” has been online, I’m not sure he has been any less rambunctious, but I’m...more

Snell & Wilmer

Has Your Computer Been Hijacked For Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining?

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Another day, and another form of hacking comes to light. On June 26, 2018, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued a security tip...more

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